Botox® is primarily used to treat fine lines and wrinkles. It is a purified form of the botulinum toxin, but is a safe, FDA approved treatment for the moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead lines. By blocking the nerve signals, muscles in the injection site become temporarily paralyzed, thus softening or eliminating wrinkles from the area.
How long does Botox® last?
Botox® typically last three to four months with results being seen as soon as three to seven days following treatment. Side effects following treatment with Botox® include headache, bruising, and injection site pain.
Xeomin® is an FDA-approved, highly-purified neurotoxin prescription injection that is FDA approved to treat moderate to severe frown lines. An alternative to Botox® and Dysport®, Xeomin® is injected into your face muscles to soften frown lines and improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines, or glabellar lines, also known as the 11s.
How long Xeomin® last?
The cosmetic effects of Xeomin® last for a short period of time and block the release of the chemicals that cause your muscles to contract, which over time, result in frown lines. Results from Xeomin® typically are seen in three to seven days and last three to four months. Common side effects of Xeomin® include headaches, bruising, and injection site pain.
Dysport® is an FDA-approved purified neurotoxin prescription injection that is primarily used to treat moderate to severe frown lines. To effectively minimize the appearance of frown lines between your eyebrows, Dysport’s purified Botulinum Toxin properties weaken the muscles in your glabellar area. Dysport® is incredibly effective which is why it is frequently used to enhance other parts of the face.
How long does Dysport® last?
Dysport® typically lasts anywhere from three to four months and results can be seen as soon as three days following treatment. Some common side effects of Dysport® include headache, bruising, injection site pain, or nausea.